The SpaceThe house has enough space for all persons and there are spaces to chill out and for the meals together. The rooms are all on same level and have enough space.
There are always free flow for coffee, tea or water. Guest AccessYou will have access to the veranda, the big living room with TV, kitchen and toilets. All room have fans. Interaction with GuestsFriendly hosts serving you breakfast and snacks with local recepies.
Lunch and dinner can be ordered in the house, it would be nice to let us know in upfront. Price for Lunch or dinner MYR 10.00 per person.
Snorkeling and other activities like guided village tours and others possible, While the English of the hosts might be limited but the try always their best to make your stay very pleasant.. The NeighborhoodThe house is located midden in the village, so there are chicken and cows, people living near by. The beach is only 50 meter away and you might sit on the jetty to check your phone connection or admire the sky, full of stars at night. Getting AroundIts an island and transport is limited. You will arrive by boat in the morning after a 1.5 hour ride in a minibus and approximately 40 min in a catamaran speedboat. There is a charge of 45 Euro per person for the transport from Kota Kinabalu to Mantanani Island includes bus and boat return). Departure is in the afternoon possible only, so don't book a departure flight at the same day please. On the island are no cars, bicycles or other public transport, so, walk around and relax. Other Things to NoteThe people on the island belong to the ethnic group of Bajau Ubien, a moslim community. In the village is a mosque. Mobil phone communication is limited to certain areas and to phone and sms only, no internet. Electricity supply is from 6pm to 6am.